In an immersive, two-course graduate certificate, you'll gain comprehensive knowledge of printmaking and aesthetic applications through design, principles, production, and print creation.
Technical training and retraining for artists and printmaking professionals seeking a comprehensive working knowledge of non-toxic printmaking techniques, including a study of methodology and aesthetic applications. In the advanced certificate in non-toxic printmaking, you’ll learn the fundamentals of print creation, and applied skills for current and emerging industry and career demands. Students incorporate industry best practices and principles through the design and production of printmaking projects.
What is a graduate certificate?
A graduate certificate, also called an advanced certificate, is a selection of up to five graduate level courses in a particular area of study. It can serve as a stand-alone credential that provides expertise is a specific topic that enhances your professional knowledge base, or it can serve as the entry point to a master's degree. Some students complete an advanced certificate and apply those credit hours later toward a master's degree.
This is part one of a two-part advanced certificate in non-toxic printmaking for highly motivated students who are able to sustain their work independently. This course is designed to introduce basic non-toxic printmaking technical concepts that may also include techniques such as Intaglio-Type, A.R.E., screen, relief, monoprint, digital transfer, halftone, photo, and the art of the master printer. The focus will be on non-toxic intaglio printmaking research and how to creatively apply techniques that will result in works of art.
This is part two of a two-part advanced certificate in non-toxic printmaking for highly motivated students who are able to sustain their work independently. This course is designed to introduce advanced level non-toxic printmaking technical concepts that may also include one or more of the following techniques; Intaglio-Type, A.R.E., screen, relief, monoprint, digital transfer, halftone, polyester plate litho, photo, and the art of the master printer. The focus will be on non-toxic intaglio printmaking research and how to creatively apply techniques that will result in more sophisticated works of art.
Total Semester Credit Hours
To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in non-toxic printmaking, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
Hold a BFA or MFA, or be recognized as a master printer or professional print maker.
Submit a slide portfolio (between 10-20 slides).
Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work.
Submit a personal statement of educational objectives.
Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
Submit three letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources.
International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE. A minimum TOEFL score of 80 (internet-based) is required. A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required. The English language test score requirement is waived for native speakers of English or for those submitting transcripts from degrees earned at American institutions.